Documents Awareness - Knowledge
logo
ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS

HCM City targets treating 90% of discharged water

20 June 2018 | 03:22:00 PM

HCM City has set a target of treating 90 per cent discharged water into rivers and canals by 2020.



 

 

HCM City has set a target of treating 90 per cent discharged water into rivers and canals by 2020.
Photo congnghexulynuocmet.com.vn

 

 


 

 

The city’s total daily wastewater, including wastewater from industrial parks as well as in residents, amounts to 1,750,000 cubic metres.


HCM City can treat 420,000 cubic metres of wastewater per day, accounting for 24 per cent of the city’s daily wastewater.

To meet this target, city authorities said they would set up 24 automatic water quality monitoring systems along the Sài Gòn – Đồng Nai River.

Most of the water in rivers and canals met city norms, expect the amount of dissolved oxygen and coliform, according to the water quality report in the first quarter.

Factories and industrial parks which discharge over 1,000 cubic metres of wastewater a day must set up automatic measuring stations directly linked to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

The city plans to continue monitoring all wastewater treatment systems at industrial parks, processing zones, high-tech parks and industrial clusters.

By 2020, it targets collection and treatment of all industrial and medical liquid wastes and 90 per cent of industrial fumes.

It also aims to reduce surface water pollution by 90 per cent and air pollution by 70 per cent in comparison with 2011.

(VNS)

Views: 276

Other news

Trang An tourist site polluted by rubbish on festival season

(20/02/2019 07:55:AM )

Air quality worsens in Hanoi

(29/01/2019 11:38:AM )

Slow compensation annoys residents living near Hanoi dump

(14/01/2019 03:00:PM )

Water quality inspections to be held nationwide

(09/01/2019 08:39:AM )

Vietnam loses 936 hectares of forest in 2018

(28/12/2018 09:55:AM )

A 16-year old bear rescued from Lam Dong tourist site

(19/11/2018 01:38:PM )

Initiative targets a 6% reduction of GHG emissions

(09/11/2018 02:37:PM )

Nha Trang island attacked by rubbish

(05/11/2018 02:10:PM )

Hanoi urged to set up non-smoking areas around Hoan Kiem Lake

(01/11/2018 10:39:AM )

VIDEO

Environmental Sustainability - we have choices

See more

ENVIRONMENT BRAND

UPCOMING EVENTS
MONRE supports and appreciates the cooperation...

VACNE, 4/12/2017) - The Ministry of Natural Resources...

See more
US Assistant Secretary of State and 10 Ambassadors...

Quang Binh provincial People's Committee on March 8th announced...

See more
Save the Dong Nai River: experts

HA NOI (VNS) — Scientist and experts have renewed their calls to the National Assembly and the Government...

See more
Some pictures of Starting Ceremony of Cycling...

(VACNE) - Afternoon of 22/07/2014, under...

See more
PHOTO GALLERY